If you aspire to be an Artist or Arts Creative and work in the Visual Arts, then this course is for you. We will support you to produce an exciting, competitive and creative art portfolio. You will explore core practical skills including drawing, design, painting, sculpture and mixed media, and relate your work to historical and contemporary artists.
Through our exciting links with VISUAL Carlow, you will explore creative thinking, ideas, style and visual communication and the world of professional artists. You will participate in exhibitions and portfolio collection, and learn about careers in Art.
You can build your portfolio of work, and our students are very successful in securing places in all top art college courses.
What Makes This Course Special?
- Build your art portfolio
- Talented artists on our staff
- Projects with Professionals & VISUAL Carlow
- Professional art Studios to Develop your Work
- Digital arts suites with Apple Macs
- Excellent progression routes
- Collage Techniques
- Combined Materials
- Work Experience
Progress to further study and careers including:
- Art & Design Teaching
- Fashion & Textiles
- Fine Art
- Industrial & Product Design
- Interior Design
Applicants are required to bring a selection of recent artwork to interview in addition to the standard entry requirements.
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art 5M1985
Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page
Early Interview Option
Get ahead with the Early Interview option
Apply before 19th April 2019 for early interviews in May 2019.
For later interview – apply before 21st August 2019.